How much Interior design Cost?

It is essential to calculate the cost of interior design which depends on number of factors like the furniture, paintings, arts, and many more.
Interior Design

It has been a big question for everyone, What would interior work cost? This is the first question that arises to mind when we talk about interior design. The first question asked the designer, What should be the total cost of the project. Actually, It happened because it’s difficult for the client to get the estimate for interior work. They are not clear with the interior concept, material cost, labor cost & other expenses.So when they hire an Interior designer, their first question is that How much interior design cost? It is a very important part of the entire process. I would say all interior work depend upon Budget because it will clear all the picture for design any space. No one can do work without estimate or budget. Interior designers only can do his job when he would knew the budget.

How to calculate the design cost for interior work?

It is important to get the interior design cost for the client and interior designer. So how designer calculates any interior work estimate. There are no fixed guidelines for calculating the cost for interior work. There is so much work includes in interiors like Ceiling, flooring, wooden work, tile work, sanitary work, wall paneling, Paint work,electrical work,lighting,furniture,soft furnishing & so many others work. Now what interior designer mostly do,they give the average square feet rates to client for rough budget. It could be around 1000/- to 3000/- square feet for the whole area.

Works to address while calculating the cost of interior design

When calculating the cost to budget for a home, keep in mind these Works -:

  • Woodwork- kitchen, wardrobes, LCD unit, wall paneling, partition, doors, console, shoe rack, etc.
  • False ceiling work
  • Electrical – lights, fans, geysers, additional wiring, and plugs.
  • Furniture- Double bed, Sofa set, chairs, center table, etc.
  • Soft furnishing – curtains, curtain rods, and any accent cushions for your existing furniture
  • Painting work- this is a must as the walls get dirty during the course of woodwork, etc.
  • Labor cost – there is labor cost include for every work we execute on the site.
  • Pest control

As we above discussed about the interior works,Now we describe the materials for Interior design.

Factors on which cost of interior design depends

You should very well know how much money you will need to make your home beautiful. There are different styles in interiors. It will matter a lot which style you used for design because if you go for contemporary or modern design it would cost you more rather than the vintage or traditional style. When you select your theme or style for interiors then the next step is material. please check our post on Different Interior Design Styles.

This will help you prepare for the budget in advance and decide whether you want to go for a full-fledged Interior Design or not. Also, you can calculate the fee for interior design easily.

The cost of Interior Design depends on a lot of factors, such as the quality of the Furniture, quantity & quality of materials, wall paint and wood polish, quality of fabric you use for sofas and curtains, light fixtures, and many other things.

So, it is not easy to finalize the Interior Design fee without having the full specifications and requirements on hand. We need an Interior design cost calculator for this. Kindly read Interior design pricing packages for more details.

Thumb rules calculate interior design pricings

However, there are certain thumb rules you can apply to decide on the Interior Design cost of your space. We’ve completed a number of projects interiors by now from lower to moderate to high-end budgets. So we have a pretty good idea of the cost for designing & executing any space.

Average per square feet cost

  1. Interior Design Estimate (Low Budget) = 1000 to 1500 Rs./Sq. Ft. for the carpet area of your home.
  2. Interior Design Estimate (Moderate Budget) = 1500 to 2500 Rs./Sq. Ft. for the carpet area of your home.
  3. Interior Design Estimate (High-end Budget) = 2000 to 3000 Rs./Sq. Ft. for the carpet area of your home.


There are many things in interiors for which we get the lump sum amount. Some items which can be moved like sofa set, dining table, center table, wall painting, wall art, decoration pieces, finished sheets & so many other things which are not customized. So for all those things we can have a lump sum estimate. Generally, all components, which can be moved are calculated on a lump sum basis. Few examples of such components are movable furniture such as a center table, dining table, sofa sets, kid beds, etc. There are also a number of smaller components like side tables, chairs, small cabinets, etc. which are typically charged lump sum. Thus, lump-sum plays a prominent role in calculating the cost of interior design.

Lack of Interior design knowledge

Most people are not aware of interior design. They do not know the exact term because they do not know the difference between an Architect or an Interior designer. People are unaware about the scope of work for interior designers. They are not clear with what an interior designer do. They also do not have too much knowledge about the materials. So they are unable to calculate the interior design cost.

So we will suggest to everyone who would like to get interior design cost for any project. One should get some basic knowledge about interior design subject. They can get all their answer from google. If they have some basic idea of what is interior design, then they would understand their requirements, their choice, and then they can create some picture in mind that what they really want in interiors.

We hope you would like this article. If have any doubt or any queries about this subject you can contact us. We would be happy to give your answers.

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